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Barron Falls

Barron Gorge National Park, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 3588
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Barron Gorge National Park, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 3588
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Barron Falls is a highlight on the scenic Kuranda rail ride. The narrator will give you advance notice it’s coming up, so get to that side of the train quickly if you want a photo. You won’t have much time.

Thank vinfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the falls from a lookout on the way up to Kuranda. I enjoyed seeing them from the various vantage points and got some good photos too. There was some water running but not nearly as robust as I saw in some of the...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to these falls after a bit of disappointment at the markets but it’s a visit that’s well worth the drive. A short walk down the hill on an easy path which can accomodate prams or wheel chairs. The views of the falls is...More

Thank Paul_n_flip25197
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls aren't as impressive in the dry season, but still worth a visit. The elevated trail to the falls goes through the rainforest, and is pretty interesting. The view of the gorge is still spectacular, even with less water.

Thank gatorben
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are lovely viewed from the scenic sky rail or train side so take the time to get out and view these

Thank 917jodi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose that it depends on season, because in September there was not a great amount of water. It was a nice and beautiful view anyway, but not as great as others are reviewing. In any case, please visit it, since the views are very...More

Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a waterfall during the dry season this is of a minor interest only. I am quite sure it would be spectacular after heavy rains.

Thank Dencal1945
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had views of the Falls from the train on the way up the mountain, however the views from the lookout at Skyrail Station 1 were much better. There was some water flow, I was imagining how spectacular this would be in wet season. Nice...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The view from the Sky Rail platforms was better than the view from the train platform. Having seen many majestic waterfalls around the world, this one was quite disappointing; this might have been caused due to a low water low in October.

Thank Herbert E
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Barron Falls are an iconic and sacred landmark. No trip to Kuranda is complete without a visit to these spectacular falls! At their best in the wet season and easily accessed by public transport and cars. Easy accessible walking tracks to the best vantage points!

Thank fional943
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